Visit a movie star house

Beaminster, Dorset

Discover Bathsheba's 'Everdene Farm' from Far From the Madding Crowd in Dorset.

Read more … Close ×

Enjoy the superb cinematic setting of the house and wander its spectacular formal valley gardens surrounded by woodland and imagine you are a Hardy heroine.

In 2015, the beautiful 17th century manor house of Mapperton and its surrounding estate were transformed into Everdene Farm for the adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s well-loved novel ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’. 

Many primary scenes were filmed here and it’s clear to see why the film’s director, Thomas Vinterberg, instantly fell in love with Mapperton; a glorious harmony of golden sandstone standing in a romantic and unspoiled Dorset combe. 

Visit the house and gardens this Spring and you too can feel Far From the Madding Crowd.

 

Content provided by Visit Dorset

For more local tourist information:

Refine your search:

Previous slide
VMapperton House © Visit Dorset
MMapperton Gardens © Visit Dorset
BBeautiful landscaped gardens © Visit Dorset
FFilming at Mapperton © Visit Dorset
Next slide

Latest Twitter updates

Latest Facebook updates

Close

Customer survey …

VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website.

It should take no more than a couple of minutes.

Please click here to be taken to the survey

Close

To add items to favourites …

… you need to be logged in.

If you already have an account, log in.

Or register a

Access your account

Enter your e-mail address.
Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail.
Forgot your password? Recover your account
Don't have an account? Register an account